Understanding How Children Develop Empathy

See on Scoop.itCounselling and Mental Health

How do children develop prosocial behavior – “voluntary behavior intended to benefit another” – and is there a way to encourage it?

marsdentherapy‘s insight:

Nice simple explanation of the difference between empathy and sympathy, with empathy being feeling the same emotions as someone else and sympathy feeling sorrow for them.

See on well.blogs.nytimes.com

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